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Tips in Practicing Piano Lessons

For budding pianists, practicing every day at the keyboard with a sheet of piano music is important. But, the frequency and ways of practicing can be arranged according to the student's learning styles and pace.

Chris Young

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How to Make Movie Sound Bites

A movie sound bite or clip is a track of audio that contains character sayings, music and other favorite parts from a movie. People use sound bites to create movie mash-ups, cell phone ringtones, and YouTube or social media videos. Movie sound bites and sound clips can be made using specialty softwa

Audio Guitar Lessons

This is where audio such as a CD comes in very handy. Yes, it's nice to be able to see what the tutor is doing but it can also be distracting when you need to HEAR the notes and keep the rhythm etc...

How to Accurately Change Manuals When Playing the Organ?

Much of organ music is written for more than one manual. Quite often manual changes are required within composition which might be challenging to perform accurately. Organist may hit the wrong note accidentally, especially at the beginning stages of organ playing. This is especially dangerous when j

How to Detect Bad Pixels on a Monitor

Often "bad" pixels will appear on a computer monitor. These pixels stay the same color no matter what you pull up on the screen, and are called "stuck" or "dead" pixels. This happens when color cells have an issue due to a small internal problem, including LCD liquid not being distributed properly o

How to Put on a Floyd Rose Locking Nut

Floyd Rose came up with his locking nut idea and created it in 1976. His basic idea was to lock the strings in place at the nut with U clamps, making it more difficult for the strings to slip out of tune. Since then, the Floyd Rose locking nut has gone through some modification, but the basic princi

Long Tail Theory Or Just a Long Tale?

There has been much debate about the application of Long Tail Theory to independent digital music. Having some experience in the area of sales and marketing as well as some exposure to the music business, I tend to question this theory.

What's the Difference Between MP3 Players and Portable CD Players?

You must have been living inside a cave placed on top of a steep mountain with bats and snakes around you for the past decade if you still don't know what an mp3 player is. If you were to ask me the difference between portable players and CD players, well my answer is pretty simple. CD player i

Movie Review - Eagle Eye Needs A Vision Check

Director D.J. Caruso, his screenwriters and his star, Shia LaBeouf, had a ability to kind a serious film with the aim of touched on issues of capture on tape surveillance, government malfeasance and the nature of power (and paranoia). Instead, they took the stress-free way barred and made really the

Songwriting Basics - Using Minor Chords in Your Songs

Beginning songwriters sometimes get in the habit of using only major chords in their songs, and usually only three of them at that. This article describes an easy way to greatly improve your songs by substituting specific minor chords for some of the major chords you are using. The improvement can b

How to Play Ab9 on the Ukulele

Ab9 is a dominant 9th chord. This type of chord is usually played with 5 notes. Since the ukulele has 4 strings, something has to be left out of the chord. Leaving out the root note leaves the most sound in the chord, but there are other ways to play it. All in all, there are many different possible

Roger Waters Tickets At Low Price

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What is an Amplifier and What Are Amplifiers Used For?

If you don't own a car with a custom stereo or any type of musical instrument than you probably are not aware of what an amplifier is and what it does. An amplifier is simply a piece of electronic equipment that takes the sound produced from a musical instrument or a stereo and increases or amp

Justin Townes Earle - Tractor Tavern (Seattle, WA 3/22/08)

With a name like Justin Townes Earle (son of Steve Earle, named for Townes Van Zandt), the bar was set kind of high. There's a certain expectation for the son of one of America's great protest singer-songwriters/alt-country artists. Needless to say, Justin Townes Earle delivered on all fro